Last week, two members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff released a document that has not received much national attention but has the potential to be crucial in shaping the future of the United States. Released under the pseudonym “Mr. Y” — an allusion to “Mr. X’s” 1947 article that shaped America’s strategy of containment […]
Both President Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan have released budget proposals, but a compromise between the two may be the best option.
The military’s actions in Libya have exposed Obama’s conflicting policies.
Despite proposed Texas legislation, university campuses should remain gun-free learning environments.
Campaigning is even making its way into the emails of USC students...but it's not well-liked by everyone.
There is something wrong when bullets, prisons and the overseas drug war combine to represent a higher priority than global health and child survival.
The Obama administration is attempting to balance a number of concerns in crafting its stance on Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen and the increasingly unstable environment in Jordan and Syria.
President Obama has asked for more polite discourse, and politicians have responded with the predictable gestures. Yet some USC students say they are scared unemployment and the deficit will diminish opportunities in the future.
This week’s news cycle has been dominated by Chinese Premier Hu Jintao’s four-day visit to the United States. During his visit, Hu has held a series of meetings with President Barack Obama and other high-level policymakers, corporate titans and diplomats. The visit’s climax came Wednesday night, when Obama hosted an official state dinner highlighted by […]
Presidential memoirs are regarded as a premier source of insight into the inner workings of government, and former President George W. Bush’s new book, Decision Points, effectively provides that insight. The book describes relationships between members of the administration, gives the President’s take on a number of important issues and illuminates the way our former […]